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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column: All action ahead of Easter

York Press column: All action ahead of Easter

It has been a jam-packed couple of weeks since my last column where I had an opportunity to reflect on the Chancellor’s Budget. I want to begin by highlighting the fantastic news that inflation has dropped to 3.4 per cent – the lowest in two and a half years. When the Prime Minister came to

Julian works with Parkinson’s UK

This week in Parliament, Julian had a really positive meeting with Laura from Parkinson’s...

Julian meets with Minister to discuss Renters (Reform) Bill

Alongside Andy Simpson of York Residential Lettings Association, Julian met with Jacob Young MP...

Julian supports Dogs Trust plea to end puppy smuggling

Julian has pledged his support on the issue of puppy smuggling today at a...

Category: News & Articles

  • September 27, 2023

    York Press column: Focussed on health both in Westminster and the constituency

    As we enter conference recess, we are in the final stages of this parliamentary session with the King’s first State Opening of Parliament set for November.   Recess does not mean holiday though, simply more time to spend in York meeting with constituents and local businesses to help push forward my agenda for an event better […]
  • September 26, 2023

    Julian opens new eye clinic

    Julian welcomed Optegra to York by opening their new eye clinic on York Business Park. Optegra – a network of specialist eye hospitals and clinics across the UK – works with the NHS treating cataracts patients to help bring down waiting times. The clinic aims to bring York’s average waiting time down to six weeks […]
  • September 22, 2023

    Community Connections Open Day in Haxby

    Julian enjoyed visiting the Community Connections Open Day in Haxby this week and was pleased to see it so well attended yesterday. The event provided residents an opportunity to discover everything that is going on in the local community, from shops and services to activities and opportunities. Julian was particularly moved by hearing the great […]
  • September 20, 2023

    Julian meets with Healthwatch to discuss access to dental care

    As part of his ongoing campaign to improve access to dental care for constituents, Julian met with Healthwatch York to review their recent report and discuss how they could work together. Healthwatch advocates on behalf of patients and can act as a signpost service for treatment as well as complaints. You can find out more […]
  • September 17, 2023

    Julian meets with UK’s leading kidney patient support charity to discuss organ donation

    Julian met with Kidney Care UK in Westminster to discuss organ donation as part of of Organ Donation Week, 18-24 September. Currently there are 121 people on the transplant list in need of a kidney transplant in York Outer. More than 20 people who have either experienced the life changing impact of a kidney transplant, […]
  • September 16, 2023

    Julian visits Pavers to back their plans to expand

    Julian has visited Pavers at their Poppleton HQ to discuss their current plans to expand, which were recently rejected by City of York Council’s planning committee.This application follows a rejected planning application in 2022. Pavers, which now sells 5m pairs of shoes a year and has to use off-site warehousing, presented its plan for a […]
  • September 15, 2023

    Julian supports “What Are We Waiting For” campaign

    Julian joined Macmillan Cancer Support this week to highlight the issues our cancer care system is facing across the UK and in York. Together, Julian and Macmillan joined forces to raise awareness of the long waits for tests and treatment people living with cancer are facing across the UK. This year’s annual Coffee Morning event […]
  • September 14, 2023

    Julian joins celebration of Britain’s farmers on Back British farming day

    This Back British Farming Day, Julian demonstrated his support for British farmers and growers and celebrating the high-quality, environmentally friendly and nutritious food they produce for the country. The day is also a celebration and appreciation of a job ranked by the British public as one of the most important and well-respected professions, second only […]
  • September 13, 2023

    Government backs ‘Buy British Button’ after lobbying from Julian

    On Back British Farming Day, September 13th 2023, the Government announced its support for a ‘Buy British’ section on supermarket’s online stores, following an open letter signed by Julian. Julian joined calls for the ‘Buy British’ tab which would collate produce from across the UK when people are shopping for groceries. An open letter from […]
  • September 13, 2023

    York Press column: Bringing York’s priorities direct to Ministers

    After a summer filled with constituency events, parliament returned last week with a packed agenda of drop-in sessions, virtual surgery appointments, key legislation, and Ministerial meetings. It is World Alzheimer’s Month and I am proud to be supporting Alzheimer’s Research UK as a Dementia Research Champion, working with this brilliant charity to increase awareness of […]